Pneumococcal Evolution and Vaccine Effectiveness

Program Description: To help CDC contribute to research about genetic changes in pneumococcal bacteria that impact the effectiveness of vaccination in developing countries. CDC will provide isolates from their Global Pneumococcal Strain Bank, sequence isolates from the Active Bacterial Core surveillance collaboration, and provide expert guidance on analysis and interpretation of the data.
Funding Partners:
  • Emory University
Program Partners:
  • CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Program Location:
  • United States of America